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Pelikula: A Journal of Philippine Cinema and Moving Image is published annually by the University of the Philippines Film Institute. It broadly covers national and regional perspectives on Philippine cinema and publishes academic articles, opinion pieces, reviews, interviews, and visual essays.

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Bienvenido Lumbera and Lav Diaz with the Concerned Artists of the Philippines at a protest rally. Photo courtesy of Silay Lumbera


Patrick F. Campos



Tito Quiling, Jr.

Louise Jashil Sonido

Associate Editors


Sarah Villareal

Artist and Designer


Loren Evangelista Agaloos Marianne Freya Nono

Copy Editors


Angela Chaves

Adrian Dollente Mendizabal Editorial Staff


Pol Torrente

Cover Designer


Erlinda Alburo

Joyce Arriola

Yason Banal

José S. Buenconsejo

José B. Capino

Teddy Co

Bliss Cua Lim

Sari Dalena

Clodualdo del Mundo, Jr.

Nick Deocampo

Karl M. Gaspar

Eli Guieb III

Eloisa May Hernandez

Grace Javier-Alfonso

Eileen Legaspi-Ramirez

Ed Lejano

Gerard Rey Lico

Shirley Lua

✙ Bienvenido Lumbera

Joseph Palis

Soledad Reyes

Nicanor G. Tiongson

Delfin Tolentino

Rolando B. Tolentino

Tito Genova Valiente


This journal is published for educational use only, not for profit, and distributed free of charge. Copyright disclaimer under sections 184 and 185 of the Intellectual Property Code of the Philippines (Republic Act No. 8293) of 1997, allowance is made for “fair use” for purposes such as criticism, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, education, and research. Effort has been exerted to cite all sources. For inquiries, please contact us at

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